The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 54 -
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.88% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 6.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £20,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
GSM
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
85 63 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.59% 13.82% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 81 54 67
Average salary £33,000 £29,339 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.47% +6.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

GSM
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the Lancashire region.

GSM Salary Trend in Lancashire